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Kheda: A Snapshot Economy and Industry Profile Industrial Locations / Infrastructure Support Infrastructure Social Infrastructure Tourism Investment Opportunities Annexure
Kheda: A Snapshot
Santram temple. Vadodara district in the south. and Kheda being the developed talukas § Famous pilgrimage destinations in the district are Dakor temple.470 MW is the largest coal-based thermal power station in the State § Focus sectors include Agriculture. Plastics. and Mahadev temple § The thermal power station at Wanakbori in Kheda with a total installed capacity of 1. Mineral-based • Kapadvanj • Kathlal • Mahemdabad • Balasinor • Virpur Map 1: District Map of Kheda with Talukas • Kheda • Mahudha • Matar • Nadiad • Thasra industries. also known as ‘Kaira’ is located 35 km from Ahmedabad on the bank of river Vatrak § Kheda district borders with Sabarkantha district in the north. Matar. Panchmahals district in the east. Engineering and IT sector District Headquarter Talukas 4 . Kapadwanj.Introduction: Kheda § Kheda. and Ahmedabad district in the west § The district has 13 talukas with Nadiad (district headquarter). Mahemdabad.
37º East (Longitude) 22.18º North (Latitude) 41º Centigrade (Maximum) 14º Centigrade (Minimum) 723 mm 9 (Mahi. Varasi) 3959 sq. Vatrak. Luni.32º to 73. Hindi and English Zone III 5 . Mahor. Mesvo. km Nadiad 10 20.354 (As per 2001 Census) 480 Persons per sq. Sabarmati. Shedhi.30º to 23.71% Gujarati. km 922 Females per 1000 Males 72. Khari.23.Fact File Geographical Location Temperature Average Rainfall Rivers Area District Headquarter Talukas Population Population Density Sex Ratio Literacy Rate Languages Seismic Zone Source: Kheda District profile Booklet 2006-07 72.
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Oil and gas company Shell India Ltd.Economy and Industry Profile § Kheda district is also known by the name golden leaf since it is the major producer of tobacco in the State. Paper. Electrical equipments and Food processing § One of the largest manufacturer of corrugated boxes in the Country.New Shorock Mills (Division of Mafatlal Industries) has its operations at Nadiad Source: Kheda District profile Booklet 2006-07 7 . has its bottling plant and filling facilities in the district § One of the oldest textile industries . Additionally the district has a strong base of cotton cultivation specifically in Nadiad taluka. the Core Emballage Ltd. Plastic and its products. § Nadiad taluka is the industrial center in the district. Cement and Gypsum § There are huge natural gas reserves in Matar taluka of the district. with major concentration of industries in sectors like Textiles.. is present in the district § The upcoming industrial sectors in the district include Ceramics.
Banana and Papaya. 2 : Food and Non-Food Crop Production 2006 . Kheda is the largest producer of Aonla contributing 23% to the total production in the state § Kheda contributes 7% to the total production of vegetables in Gujarat.T.07 30000 25000 20000 15000 10000 5000 0 Fruits Vegetables 9280 107880 4005 8990 413600 24200 450000 400000 300000 250000 200000 150000 100000 50000 0 Spices Production (M.T. Area ('00 Ha) 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 500 0 Area ('00 Ha) Production (M. Kheda produced 1. fennel seeds.) Area ('00 Ha) Source: Department of Agriculture.13 lakh MT of Vegetables. 1 : Food Crop Production 2006 .T. and 8. The significant crops of vegetables in the district include potatoes. chilly. Government of Gujarat 8 .Agriculture § In the year 2006-07. Citrus.07 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of fruits. 4.) Fig. ginger and turmeric § The district is the second largest producer of Tobacco in the State 2000 1000 0 Cereals Pulses Oilseeds Cotton(Lint) Production ('00 M.07 6000 2583 4301 5000 4000 3000 133 71 56 161 171 406 brinjals and onions § Major Spices grown in the district include cumin seeds. tomatoes.) 350000 § Main fruits cultivated in the district include Aonla.) Production ('00 M.T.990 MT of spices Area ('00 Ha) 2nd largest producer of Cereals in Gujarat Fig.
Minerals § Major minerals found in the district are bauxite. gravel and black trap § Limestone occurs in Balasinor taluka of Kheda with 800 Million tonnes of reserves. limestone and quartz. brick sand. Other minerals found in the district include bentonite. road metal. processing having 7% share in total reserves of the State § Bauxite reserves are found in Thasara and Kapadwanj talukas (approx. Geology & Mining department Map 2: Mineral Reserves in Kheda Bauxite Limestone Bentonite Sand Quartz Black trap 9 . 89 Million tonnes) and quartz reserves exist in Balasinor and Thasar talukas of the district § Some of the mineral-based industries in Kheda are: §Bauxite calcination plant §Bentonite pulverizing unit §Cement plant §Crockery/ceramic unit §Glazed tiles §Marble cutting and polishing §Quartz crushing unit Source: Kheda District Profile Booklet 2007. sand.
Mafatlal Industries Ltd Britco Foods Company Ltd.32 lakh (USD 149 million). Taluka Kheda Matar Kheda Nadiad Nadiad Matar Production Beverages Gas bottle filling Large volume & Small volume Parentrals Electrical equipments Textiles Natural or artificial mineral water Thermoformed plastic packaging Nebros Pharmaceuticals Kheda Varun Seacon Ltd. Apar Limited Taluka Nadiad Production Cable wire and PVC wire Refined castor oil Ceramics Corrugated boxes Electrical equipments Matar Kheda Kheda Nadiad Kheda Source: Kheda district profile booklet 2006-07 10 . Sailani Agro Tech Industries Orient Glaze Ltd.Major Industries § § Presently there are 20 medium and large scale industries in Kheda district All these industrial units are concentrated in Nadiad. Kheda Refrigerated and plain marine containers Tablets and Capsules * Indicative List Name of Company Torrent Cable Ltd. Core Emballage Ltd. Ltd. Transatlantic Packaging Pvt.776. Merck Bioscience Ltd. GE Lighting (India) Ltd. Mahemdabad.720 jobs § Some of the major medium and large scale players present in Kheda district are mentioned in Table 1. Kheda and Matar talukas of the district with an investments aggregating to INR 62. generating 6. Table 1: Illustrative List of Medium and Large Scale Players in Kheda* Name of Company Hindustan Coca cola Beverages Ltd. Shell Gas India Ltd.
Major Industries Map 3 : Major Industry players in Kheda* • Virpur • Kapadvanj • Kathlal • Balasinor • Mahemdabad • Kheda • Mahudha • Thasra Shell Gas India Ltd. Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt. Apar Industries Mafatlal Industries • Matar • Nadiad Torrent Cables Ltd. Ltd. Source: Kheda District Profile booklet 2006-07 * Indicative List 11 . Nabros Pharmaceuticals Merck Biosciences Ltd. GE Lighting (India) Ltd.
Kapadwanj. repairing services. food products and nonmetallic mineral products § Maximum number of SSI units (2. Some of the main industries under SSI are chemicals. Thasara and Mahemdabad Figure 3 & 4 : Contribution of Sectors in SSI units 10% 3% 3% 33% 4% 4% Repairing services 7% Textiles Miscellaneous manufacturing industries Wood products 9% Tobacco and Beverages Paper products Leather products 11% SSI Contribution Food products Machinery and parts Metal products Non-metallic mineral products 6% Other SSI 25% Rubber and Plastic products Basic metal industries Electrical Machinery and apparatus 8% 8% 14% 13% Chemicals Others 28% 14% Transport equipment and parts Source: Kheda district profile booklet 2006-07 12 .086 units § Most of the small scale industries are concentrated in Nadiad.521 Units) are related to Repairing services followed by textile industry with 1. miscellaneous manufacturing industries.Small Scale Industries (SSI) § There are 8.186 small scale industries operating in Kheda district.
during the decade of 1998-2007. sectors during showing growth over in 250 Investment 208 Fig.Industry Investment Trends § As per the Industrial Entrepreneur Memoranda (IEMs) filed. 5 : Investments in Major Sectors 1988-1997 vs 1998-2007 – Comparative Data investments 1998-2007 previous 200 150 100 50 0 Misc. cement & gypsum and miscellaneous machinery § These sectors account for investments equivalent to INR 23 crore (USD 5 million) during 1988-1997 § However. mach and Engineering Ceramics Plastic & its products 44 6 8 4 10 13 0 decade are ceramics. growth in these sectors were tremendous with an investment of INR 270 crore (USD 64 million) § Maximum investments were witnessed in Cement and Gypsum sector followed by Paper and its products during the decade(1998 – 2007) Cement & Gypsum Sectors Investment 1988-1997 Investment 1998-2007 INR Crores Source : Industries Commissionerate. Government of Gujarat 2007 13 . plastic and its products.
748 jobs Source: Industries Commissionerate.974 jobs 2974 1372 1748 210 186 130 593 1292 113 Food processing industries 101 368 Drugs & Pharm aceuticals 79 735 Sectors Investments Employment followed by electrical equipments creating 1. paper Electrical Equipm ents Chem icals Textiles Highest Investment Highest Employment 6002 total investments in the district § Highest employment was generated by textile sector with creation of 6. Government of Gujarat.Investment Trends: 1988-97 § During 1988-97.28 million) § Paper and Pulp sector generated the next highest employment opportunity creating 2. 6 : Major Investments & Employment during 1988-97 crore (USD 3.26 billion) contributing 59% of the Investm ent & Em ploym ent 7000 6000 5000 4000 3000 2000 1000 0 Paper & Pulp incl.002 jobs during 1988-97 and an investment of INR 186 crore (USD 44.2007 14 G lass .372 Fig. paper and pulp sector attracted highest investment to the tune of INR 1.
Government of Gujarat.50 million) contributing 47% to the total investments § Food processing industries attracted next Fig.Investment Trends: 1998-07 § Cement and Gypsum emerged as the new sector attracting highest investment of INR 208 crore (USD 49.47 million) with 50% increase in total number of units and generating highest employment with 528 jobs § An upward trend in investments was observed in Ceramics sector with growth of over 150 % 25 16 21 10 2 Sectors Investments Employment Source: Industries Commissionerate. 7 : Major Investments & Employment during 1998-07 Investm ent & Employment 600 500 400 300 200 100 0 Food processing industries Plastic & its products Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Vegetable oils Electronics Cement & Gypsum Ceramics 208 200 86 44 Highest Investment 528 Highest Employment 363 301 205 170 highest investment of INR 86 crore (USD 20 million) creating as many as 301 jobs § Plastic and its products grew tremendously attracting investment of INR 44 crore (USD 10. 2007 15 .
Investments in Pipeline § 4 MoUs amounting to INR 252 crore (USD 60 million) of investments were signed in Kheda during Vibrant Gujarat : MoUs signed Fig 8: Number of MoU Signed (VGGIS 03. 07) 3. 07 Signed 1 2 1 Engineering and Automobile Chemicals Pharmaceuticals Source: Industries Commissionerate.5 0 2005 Years 2007 1 3 Global Investors’ Summit (VGGIS) hosted in the years 2003. 2005 and 2007 § Engineering & Automobiles. Government of Gujarat. 05.5 3 2. Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals sectors invited investments § Chemical sector received highest proposed investment for INR 100 crore (USD 24 million) with the plan to set up a calcium manufacturing unit in the district § The next highest investment was proposed by the pharmaceutical sector with an investment of INR 72 crore (USD 18 million) § Engineering & automobile sector received investments from Torrent Cable Ltd. 05. 2007 16 .5 2 1.5 1 0. and C M Smith & Sons Ltd. with an aggregate of INR 80 crore (USD 20 million) Fig 9: Sector wise MoUs (VGGIS 03.
Cement & Gypsum and Ceramics showed an upward trend in investments in the last two decades. two – lane dual carriageway with full access control has enabled to save time in commuting between these districts and increase the commercial value of the region because of better accessibility § The emerging industrial sectors such as Paper. This would further boost the industrial growth and economy of the district § Kheda has some of the best mineral based industries which offer scope for investments in the mining sector 17 .Economy Drivers § The proposal for setting up an integrated textile park in Kheda is expected to fuel the industrial and economic growth of the district with increase in employment opportunities and investments in the textile sector § The completion of Ahmedabad-Nadiad Expressway and Nadiad-Vadodara Expressway.
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Vraj Integrated Textile Park Kheda 19 .Industrial Locations / Infrastructure 6 Industrial Estates Industrial Estates Thasara Kapadwanj Matar Nadiad 1 Nadiad 2 Balasinor Surat 1 Industrial Park Industrial Park M/s.
2007 20 .39 Acres Upcoming Source: Industries Commissionerate. Kheda district Integrated Textile Park 26.Industrial Parks Table 2: Industrial Parks in Kheda Name Of The Developer Location Park Project Cost (USD million) Proposed Area Status of Approval M/s. Vraj Integrated Textile Park Ltd.19 93. Bidaj Taluka. Government of Gujarat.
2007 21 .16 10.52 15.90 Source: Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation.35 25.Industrial Estates Table 3: Industrial Estates in Kheda Map 4: Industrial Estates in Kheda Industrial functional estate Thasara Kapadwanj Matar Nadiad 1 Nadiad 2 Balasinor Area (In hectares) 8.89 11.33 19. Government of Gujarat.
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Vapi (323 km). Mehsana (126 km) and Ankleshwar (143 km) Mumbai Hyderabad Kolkata Chennai Source: Kheda District Profile bBooklet 2006-07 23 . Surat (226 km) and Vadodara (59 km) § Presence of Ahmedabad - Nadiad – Vadodara Table4 : Distances of Nadiad from major Industrial Hubs Locations Delhi Distance (in km) 848 511 1028 1865 1575 expressway improves connectivity between the districts § Kheda is also connected to Gandhinagar (83 km). Jamnagar (322 km).Road Connectivity Road Map 5 : Kheda Road & Rail Network § § Kheda district is well connected with other cities by road National Highway (NH) 8 passes through the district connecting it to cities such as Ahmedabad (52 km).
Rail and Air Connectivity Rail § § Kheda district is well connected with other districts and cities of the state There is broad gauge rail route that connects the district to Mumbai and Ahmedabad Air § § The nearest airport is located at Vadodara which is about 38 km from district headquarter Nadiad The airport connects the district to important cities such as Ahmedabad. Mumbai and Pune Port § The nearest ports are at Hazira and Dahej Source: Kheda district profile booklet 2006-07 24 . Delhi.
Power Supply Network Power § § § Gujarat Electricity Board located at Nadiad is the supplier of power to the district Kheda district has the largest thermal power station in the State of 1. Map 7 : Kheda Power supply Source: Gujarat State Electricity Board.V.470 MW located at Wanakbori in Balasinor taluka for industrial and residential electricity supply There are also well-developed substations spread across the district – 1 substation of 220 K. at Mahemdabad & Nadiad. 2 substations of 132 K.V. Government of Gujarat. Gujarat State Petrochemical Corporation 25 .V. and 19 substations of 66 K. at Kapadwanj.
Gas Supply Gas § § There is one section of gas pipeline present in the district.91 km The proposed length of gas grid is 15 km which is expected to cover the Tarapur block Map 8 : Kheda Gas Network Proposed Pipeline Commissioned Pipeline Under Construction Source: Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation. Vadodara – Ahmedabad – Kalol of 41. 2007 26 .
viz Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board (GWSSB).54 25.03 District Kheda Kheda Gandhinagar. and industrial use § Sardar Sarovar Project water for industrial supply is made available through branch canals § The branch canals that supply water to Kheda district are listed in Table 5 Table 5 : Sardar Sarovar Branch Canal Network Branch canal Sanali Mahemdavad Ghodasar Vahelal Length (Km) 11. Kheda Gandhinagar. and sardar sarovar project. 2007 27 .Support Infrastructure : Water Water Water supply for industrial purposes in the district can be obtained from three main sources. irrigation canal.40 23. irrigation.98 21. Sardar Sarovar Project § The project envisages supply of water for drinking purposes. Kheda Starting point Lasundra Antroli Bahiyal Harsoli End point Vithalpura Kathlal Mahemdavad Raska Source: Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd.
Various activities such as like landscaping and development of parks at Navagam would be taken up § Gujarat State Road Development Corporation Ltd. Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union. has envisaged construction of road-over-bridge in lieu of existing level crossing No. Government of Gujarat in respect of special project for ‘Improving socio-economic conditions of BPL families of Kheda district through Dairying and Animal Husbandry Activities’ Source: Official Portal of Gujarat Government. 276/C in km 1/8 in km 2/0 of Nadiad bypass (link joining Dabhan-Nadiad and Nadiad-Ahmedabad road) § A MoU is signed between the District Rural Development Agency. Anand. and Commissioner of Rural Development. This will promote village tourism in the State and also benefit local communities economically.Proposed Infrastructure Projects § Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited (TCGL) has identified Navagam village in Kheda district to be developed as a rural tourist hub. and culturally. Gujarat State Road Development Corporation 28 . Nadiad. socially.
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Commerce. computer and electronics and communication engineering as well as management and pharmacy courses. electrical. plastic processing. Science. one dental college.B. mechanical. and one ayurvedic college present in the district Industrial Training Institutes in Kheda impart training in areas such as dress making. chemicals. electronic system maintenance.Ed & Law Colleges Source: Kheda District Profile Booklet 2006-07. instrumentation & control.Education § Nadiad taluka of the district hosts one of the famous Engineering institute ‘Dharamsinh Desai Institute of Technology’ which offers courses in civil. Department of Education 30 . Welding. There is one more engineering college – Charotar Institute of Technology at Changa offering similar courses § § There are two nursing colleges. computer operating and several others § There is regional Sugarcane Research Station of Gujarat Agricultural university located in Thasara taluka of the district Table 6 : Educational Institutions in Kheda Educational Institute Primary Schools Secondary Schools Higher Secondary Schools ITIs Pharmacy Colleges Polytechnic MCA College Engineering Colleges Management College Others* Total 1596 251 81 12 2 2 1 1 1 16 * Arts.
S. which is one of its kind in Asia as it’s the first hospital in the country devoted entirely to Nephrology and Urology. Kheda are located at Kheda and Source: Kheda district profile booklet 2006-07 31 . § D.D. 46 primary healthcare centers.M.M. Patel Ayurvedic College are also located in the district Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital at Nadiad. . and 207 sub centers in Kheda district § Two civil hospitals in the district Nadiad § A multi-specialty hospital. is located in Nadiad taluka of the district. Institute of Cardiac Surgery and an Ayurvedic Hospital at J.Health § There are 8 community healthcare centers.Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital (MPUH).
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It has eight domes and twenty four turrets covered with gold leaves § Dinosaur and Fossil Park – Raioli in Kheda district is a treasure of fossils and fossilised eggs of a 10 meter long dinosaur. The columns that support the pavilion roofs have beautiful carvings Source: India Guide Gujarat.Tourism § Dakor – Dakor is the most famous religious place of Lord Ranchhodraiji in Gujarat. The park has some basic plaster models and information about the dinosaur § Santaram Temple – It is a popular pilgrimage site in Gujarat dedicated to Saint Santaram Maharaj who is believed to be the incarnation of Hindu trinity of Lord Brahma. The Kund is a large square tank with steps on all four sides leading to the water. Vishnu. and Shiva. The Vav descends five stories. depicted with three heads and six hands § Water Structures – Kapadwanj taluka has two sub-terranean water structures – a Kund and the Battris Kotha ni Vav. 2007. Annual Report (2006-07) Dakor temple Santaram temple 33 . These fossils are about 65 million year old. It is located at a distance of 33 km from Nadiad taluka and attracts thousands of pilgrims every year.
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indextb.Investment Opportunities Food and agro § Rice. pulse and flour mills § Confectionery § Cold storage Mineral based § Pulverizers § Limestone and cement manufacturing units § Building materials § Ceramic units Plastic § PVC doors and windows § Storage water tanks § Polyethylene pipes § Acrylic sheets * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at www.com 35 .
indextb.com 36 .Investment Opportunities IT/ ITeS § Computer hardware and software § Internet service providers § Training & educational centers Engineering § Ancillary repairing and replacement units for existing large industries § Induction furnace § Re-rolling mills * Detailed Sector/ Project Profiles for investment opportunities available at www.
Of MoUs Signed Figure 9: Sectorwise MoUs Signed Tables Table 1 : Medium & Large scale players in Kheda Table 2: Industrial Park in Kheda Table 3 : Industrial estates in Kheda Table 4: Distance of Kheda from major Industrial hubs Table 5: Sardar Sarovar Branch Canal Network Table 6 : Educational Institutions in Kheda 37 .07 Figure 2 : Food and Non.Food Crop Production 2005-06 Figure 3 & 4: Contribution of sectors in SSI Units Figure 5: Investment in Major sectors – Decadal Comparison Figure 6 : Major Investments and Employment during 1988-1997 Figure 7 : Major Investments and Employment during 1998-2007 Figure 8 : No.Annexure I Maps Map 1: District Map of Kheda with talukas Map 2: Mineral reserves in Kheda Map 3: Medium & Large Scale Industry Clusters Map 4: Location of Industrial Estates in Kheda Map 5 :Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Map 6 :Kheda Road & Rail Network Map 7: Kheda Power Supply Map 8 : Kheda Gas Network Figures Figure 1 : Food Crop Production 2006 .
Annexure II : Abbreviations IEM : Industrial Entrepreneur Memorandum MoU : Memorandum of Understanding SSI : Small Scale Industries MSI : Medium Scale Industries LSI : Large Scale Industries VGGIS : Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit SEZ : Special Economic Zone GIDC : Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation GIDB : Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board GSPC : Gujarat State Petrochemical Corporation GSPL : Gujarat State Petronet Ltd. GEB : Gujarat Electricity Board GWSSB : Gujarat Water Supply Sewerage Board ITI : Industrial Training Institute MPUH : Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital MT: Metric Tonnes INR: Indian Rupee 38 .
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